CLEMSON – The call came on April 1. The voice on the other end of the line told Clemson University instructor of fine arts Mark Brosseau that he would be receiving the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Foundation (PKF) grant, a life-changing development. He wondered whether it was true. He laughs about it now. “All I could think […]
William C. McCoy has been appointed interim director of the Pan African Studies program in the Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In addition to this new role, McCoy will continue his duties as director of the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson.
Mike East, a Clemson graduate who owns a company that builds stage sets, got a big opportunity to create a towering structure on a tight deadline for the 50th anniversary tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.” But there was one problem: He had no place to build it. That’s when he turned to […]
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]
In May, the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University will present more than 350 diplomas, including more than 275 undergraduate degrees. Many of the graduating seniors already have big dreams – and solid plans. One will travel this summer to a Syrian refugee camp to teach English. Another is headed to graduate […]
Sarah Blackman’s debut novel “Hex” (2016) is about language and how one woman uses stories to rebuild her shattered sense of self. Fittingly, Blackman will speak Friday, April 12 at a celebration of language and stories, the 12th annual Clemson Literary Festival. Blackman’s reading, 5 p.m. at Amici in Clemson (189 Old Greenville Highway), is […]
The Clemson Literary Festival recently received a $3,000 grant from South Carolina Humanities and the South Carolina Arts Commission to defray the cost of bringing nationally known writers to the annual event.
“Remember show-and-tell? Well, this is show-and-tell in college,” said Dean Richard E. Goodstein as he welcomed guests to the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ annual Fusion event. Faculty, staff, students and supporters of the College gathered in Lee Hall on Feb. 22 for this celebration of student work. Students from all parts of the […]
Graduate students in the city and regional planning program recently presented to City of Clemson officials a set of bold ideas aimed at enhancing the quality of life in the municipality. The 13 students in the Professional Planning Studio class studied a neighborhood and a major corridor last fall and offered such suggestions as the […]
Ten Clemson University theater students took their show on the road in a big way this month, traveling to Dubai to perform their original play, Hello, My Name Is, at the American University of Sharjah as part of the second International Theatre Festival.
CLEMSON – Today’s Instagram models and celebrity Tweeters can shift public discourse, paradigms, and even the destiny of Fortune 500 companies with a single post on social media. Those that accrue that power have been titled “influencers,” but the man who ignited the pop culture machine died decades before Instagram, Twitter, or the internet as […]
From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food events that seek to inspire, entertain and educate. Famed designer Tina Roth Eisenberg will deliver the festival’s keynote at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Watt Family Innovation Center.
For many of the 350 members of Tiger Band, the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship was the experience of a lifetime. “We’re all just blown away,” said Commander Trey Lockett, a drum major. “I think the band loved every moment of it,” Lockett said Tuesday night in the parking lot of the Brooks Center. […]
After stepping aside as chair of the performing arts department at Clemson, David Hartmann found that new doors opened – or rather, his favorite old ones. Hartmann returned to two great interests: teaching and designing sets for plays. “I’m loving it,” Hartmann said. “I wanted to get back to what drew me to higher education: […]
For two weeks in September, Charissa Fryberger taught English in a remote city in East Kazakhstan that still bears oppressive reminders of the Soviet Union: drab bloc housing, rickety trams and mining operations that choke the air. Still Fryberger, a Clemson graduate student and English composition instructor, cherished the experience. “It’s a great gift to […]